Category: Transmission PR

ACORE Submits Comments to FERC Supporting a Final Rule to Improve Transmission Planning Process

August 17, 2022   ACORE Submits Comments to FERC Supporting a Final Rule to Improve Transmission Planning Process   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) submitted comments…

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Over 30 Organizations Call on FERC to Finalize a Strong Planning Rule

August 16, 2022 Over 30 Organizations Call on FERC to Finalize a Strong Planning Rule   WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of tomorrow’s comment deadline on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, over 30 organizations sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in support…

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ACORE Statement on the Reinforcing the Grid Against Extreme Weather Act

July 14, 2022 ACORE Statement on the Reinforcing the Grid Against Extreme Weather Act Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE):  “As our nation continues to experience increasingly frequent extreme weather events, expanding the transmission connections between regions is critical.  The U.S. currently lacks sufficient transfer capacity…

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ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability

June 16, 2022 ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s initiation of several important proceedings today, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s President and CEO Gregory Wetstone issued the following statement:“ACORE applauds the Commission for taking critical steps to improve the transmission…

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ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability

June 16, 2022 ACORE Statement on FERC’s Actions on Interconnection and Reliability WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s initiation of several important proceedings today, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s President and CEO Gregory Wetstone issued the following statement:“ACORE applauds the Commission for taking critical steps to improve the transmission…

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30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget 

April 29, 2022 30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A diverse coalition of more than 30 clean energy organizations, environmental nonprofits, labor unions, consumer groups, developers and other companies sent a joint letter to Congress today urging robust funding for high-voltage transmission deployment and research in the…

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30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget 

April 29, 2022 30+ Organizations Urge Congress to Support Robust Transmission Funding in FY 2023 Budget  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A diverse coalition of more than 30 clean energy organizations, environmental nonprofits, labor unions, consumer groups, developers and other companies sent a joint letter to Congress today urging robust funding for high-voltage transmission deployment and research in the…

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ACORE Statement on FERC’s Action on Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation

April 21, 2022 ACORE Statement on FERC’s Action on Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s decision today to initiate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reform the Commission’s electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation requirements, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)’s…

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ACORE Statement on the CHARGE Act

March 18, 2022 ACORE Statement on the CHARGE Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy: “For too long we have failed to invest in critical upgrades to expand and modernize our nation’s transmission infrastructure. Senator Markey’s CHARGE Act includes vital reforms to our outdated and unworkable transmission…

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